This book provides practical information on the characteristics, construction, operation and maintenance of controllable pitch propellers (CPPs). It is written in a clear and interesting style that does not require specialist knowledge and features numerous explanatory diagrams and illustrations.
Introduction to Ship Engine Room Systems outlines the key systems, machinery and equipment found in a ship’s engine room. It explores the basics of their function with overall practical guidance for engine room operation and maintenance, recognising emerging environmental challenges.
The FPSO Handbook describes marine equipment, oil and gas processing arrangements and legislation relating to the marine and offshore industries. This book will be of value to those involved in the design, construction, operation, inspection and maintenance of FPSOs, both on and offshore.
Ship Electrical Systems deals with all types of electrical installations on ships, from the basic design of the system to power generation, distribution to consumers, automation, remote control, nautical equipment and communication systems. Relevant work in the engine room and the bridge and the influence of the system are discussed.
This book is intended to be a reference guide for those engineers dealing with the design and operation of ship electric energy systems. Modern ships tend to be more and more electrified, hence their electric energy system is of utmost importance, especially considering its predominant role in total efficiency, emissions, and fuel consumption.